Meet the Team

Meet the UMC Team Rehab crew at Zach's Club on Kewanee.


Julie Bruce, Supervisor, PT, ScD, MAT, ATC, LAT, COMT
Julie is a Physical Therapist, Licensed Athletic Trainer, Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist. She has been with Team Rehab since June 1995. She was inducted into TTUHSC Hall of Fame in 2008 and received Distinguished Alumni for the Department of Rehabilitation in 2012. She is an asset to the team.

"It is my goal for patients to know that in our facility, you will not only experience the highest level of expertise but also the very best effort in customer service. It's an honor to work with my patients during their recovery and rewarding to see them accomplish their goals."
Every Patient, Every Time.


Gary Tayag, Physical Therapist III, CSCS, COMT
Gary is a Physical Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist who has been with Team Rehab since January 2008.

"I appreciate the opportunity you've given me to be a part of your recovery. I promise to do my very best to make your journey through physical therapy a very pleasant one. Thank you for choosing UMC Team Rehab to help you get better."
Every Patient, Every Time.


Jordan Withrow, DPT, COMT
Jordan is a Physical Therapist who has been with Team Rehab since July 2014. He is a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist through the IAOM (International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine).

"It is my privilege to serve you with kindness and compassion. My obligation is to be a selfless care professional that provides the best and most appropriate clinical care and expertise. Thank you for allowing me to serve you and reach your goals."
Every Patient, Every Time.


Tori West, PT, DPT
Tori is a Physical Therapist who has been with Team Rehab since June 2015. She received a Bachelor's in Biology from Eastern New Mexico University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

"It is my privilege to serve you on your road to recovery. Compassion and responsiveness are my top priorities as I strive to provide you the best and appropriate care. Thank you for allowing me to serve you during this time."
Every Patient, Every Time.


Cara Smith, PT, DPT
Cara has been a Physical therapist with Team Rehab since August 2016. She graduated from Lubbock Christian University with Bachelor of Arts in Biology and from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

"It is an honor to serve you with compassion as we work together to meet your needs and goals on your road to recovery. I strive to be a kind and encouraging healthcare professional that provides you with the most appropriate and best clinical care. Thank you for allowing me to provide quality healthcare during your time at Team Rehab."
Every Patient, Every Time.


Linda Lee, Benefits Specialist
Linda has been a part of the UMC team since July 1987 and with Team Rehab since 2000. Linda is an expert when it comes to benefits/insurance rules and regulations. She takes the time to explain coverage so that you and your therapist can develop a plan that works for you. She has two sons, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. 
Every Patient, Every Time.


Joni Turner, Secretary/Receptionist
Joni has been a part of the UMC team since April 1984 and with Team Rehab since 1995. She is the first person to greet you at our clinic and will assure that you feel welcomed and well taken care of. Joni has two children and three grandchildren. 
Every Patient, Every Time.

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